NEWS

Feb 01, 2012

graph_up_downA storming start to the year saw equity markets gain more than 6% in January and recover 60% of the loss made during 2011, according to S&P Indices.

Feb 01, 2012

Pensioner with caneFalls in equity markets and bond yields pushed nearly 1,500 UK defined benefit pension schemes into deficit in the nine months ending 31 December 2011, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) and the Pensions Regulator.

Jan 31, 2012

Digital_transactionThe value of securities transactions settled by Euroclear, the Belgium-based international central securities depository, rose 10% in 2011 to €580 trillion.

Jan 31, 2012

Hand-shake-femaleDutch pension giant APG and Dutch bank ABN Amro have won a licence to create a premium pension institution (PPI) called Pensional that will aim to manage defined contribution schemes.

Jan 30, 2012

emerging shoots 410Emerging market equity funds accounted for nearly half the $8.6 billion (€6.5 billion) of net inflows absorbed by equity funds in the week ending 25 January, says data provider EPFR.

Jan 30, 2012

PensionersGlobal institutional pension fund assets in the world's 13 major markets increased 4% to $28 trillion (€21 trillion) in 2011, according to research from consultancy Towers Watson.

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